Another resignation at an SOE a cause for concern


POSTED ON: July 23, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The CEOs of SOEs have to reform them. That’s their function and they need to be backed if SOEs are going to be part of the solution to the deepening economic recession.

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Shift on state ownership welcome, but let’s avoid heavy ‘guidance’


POSTED ON: June 2, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

SA will see a return of badly needed fixed investment only if the state creates an environment that is conducive for businesses to thrive and to grow inclusively. Dabbling in prescribed assets or fiddling with the independence of the Reserve Bank will not rebuild confidence.

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Lockdown, the only intervention …


POSTED ON: March 26, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Tonight we head into a first in South Africa’s young history, with the entire population being placed under lockdown for our greater good.

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Urgent implementation required on positive Sona messages


POSTED ON: February 19, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

President Cyril Ramaphosa gave a positive SONA 2020 with some real plans to deal with our economic problems. The challenge is implementation.

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Reserve Bank nationalisation: a political debate that won’t die


POSTED ON: October 18, 2019 IN , , by Admin

The loss of unambiguous independence of the bank in its oversight of financial stability would potentially put South Africa at odds with international obligations and risk its continued access to the global financial system. SA is highly dependent on foreign capital inflows to finance its budget and current account deficits.

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Business can’t ignore pleas of women who fear to walk down the street or office corridors


POSTED ON: September 22, 2019 IN , by Admin

Social cohesion improves economic growth by stopping physical and human capital destruction and creating social capital, cooperation and trust in society.

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